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    Marion Jones has baby boy
    From correspondents in Raleigh, North Carolina
    June 30, 2003

    THE world's fastest baby came much quicker than expected.

    Olympic champion Marion Jones and world-record holder Tim Montgomery today announced the birth of their son, Tim Montgomery. The baby was born on Saturday night at about 10pm at Duke University Hospital and weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces (2.65kg).

    Jones, who won five medals at the 2000 Olympics, was due to give birth next month.

    ''I am so happy,'' Jones said in a statement released by her publicist, Lewis Kay. ''This is the greatest thing that has ever happened to me. He's a beautiful baby, and Tim and I could not be more excited.''

    Montgomery, who set the world record in the 100m of 9.78 seconds last September, was at the Norwich Union International race in Glasgow, Scotland, when he received news of the birth today.

    He was en route to North Carolina and was disappointed he could not be there for the birth of his son.

    ''We knew we'd have a fast baby, but I didn't expect him to be this fast,'' Montgomery said, joking. ''It was very stressful for me not to be right there with Marion.

    ''We just didn't think he'd come this soon. But I'm relieved to know they are both doing very well and I can't wait to see them.''

    When Montgomery found out about the birth, he decided not to run in the race so he could search for ways to fly home. But after an encouraging telephone conversation with Jones, he decided to run.

    Despite one hour of sleep, Montgomery finished second in the 100 behind Dwain Chambers.

    Jones plans to return to the track in September to start training for next year's Athens Olympics.

    This is Jones' first child. Montgomery has a daughter, Tyhamia, born in 2001.

  • #2
    Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

    The irony involved in this situation is creepy. The Son of TIM and MARION was "born fast". ha ha.

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    • #3
      Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

      The article didn't mention a name, so I think it's our duty to name him for them.

      I nominate

      Jesse

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      • #4
        Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

        >The article didn't mention a name, so I think
        >it's our duty to name him for them.

        I
        >nominate

        >Jesse


        You obviously missed the part that said...
        Olympic champion Marion Jones and world-record holder Tim Montgomery today announced the birth of their son, Tim Montgomery.

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        • #5
          Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

          oops - well I think they should reconsider!

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          • #6
            Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

            Yeah.

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            • #7
              Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

              I think it would be funny, since people keep calling this child the fastest baby on earth, and probably are asuming he will be a great sprinter one day, if a completely ironic situation occured where when Tim Jr. grows up he will be fat and lazy and in to computers and science and has no interest whatsoever in sports, especially running.

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              • #8
                Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

                Congratulations! But Duke Medical Center?

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                • #9
                  Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

                  Why not? It's the best hospital in the region where they live.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

                    I like the name "butt hole" myself

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                    • #11
                      Re: Marion Jones has baby boy

                      surf much?

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